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mon. There was no superior eclasias
tics among them, etc . . ."
In the Ante-Nicene Library of early
Christianity, Ambrose writes: "Prop
erty has no rights. The. Earth is the
Lord's and weTarehis offspring. The
Pagan hold Earth as Property. They
Tio blaspheme God."
Cyprian writes: "No man shall be
received into our community who
sayeth that the land may be sold.
God's footstool is not property."
Tertulian writes: "Christians shall
have no master and no Christian shall
be bound for bread and raiment The
Land is no man's inheritance; none
shall possess it as property."
Irenaus writes: "Cursed be he who 1
shall reap where he has not sown
and eat the bread another has earned.
God hath truly ordained through our
elder brother that all men shall be
brothers, and none shall take increase
or tribute from another."
It was St. Paul who founded the
religion of "Jesus Christ" and it is a
matter of common historical knowl
edge that it was repudiated by the
The Bible was translated from
manuscripts which read backwards,
had no vowels, and worfls and sen
tences all ran together. It may be
that in arranging the many books
of the Bible this was overlooked and
might account for the peculiar twist
in the minds of professing Christians.
Surely life should begin with, a reve
lation of acquired knowledge.
A very fine thinker has told us that
"Learning, undigested by thought, is
labor lost, thought, unassisted by
knowledge is perilous."-AJohn Ellis.
Editor Day Book:--AU Chicago pa
pers ran a few line account of the
death of Michael Pulut while under
ether administered by Dr. L. J. Wit
kowski. A few more lines running
yesterday told that the doctor had
been exonerated from blame by a cor
The affair amounted to an unpleas
ant Incident for the doctor. But it
may give him and other doctors
something to think seriously about
Now that we have started trying
doctors for the death of their patients,
where will the movement stop?
Looks bad for quacks when we de
mand an accounting for the death of
a patient under their hands.
Perhaps it will stop the reckless
experimenting with cures and jockey
ing with medicines when the loss of
a life is the result of failure.
Then the doctor with the nervous
hand and whisky breath will cease
giving treatment on the morning
The four-line story should be big
news for the city doctors. A. W. El
liott. o o
"Jinks appears to be very flush of
late. Where did he get his money?"
"Yes eloped with an heiress.
Events suggest that Uncle Sam
should own a fleet of" passenger
steamers for folks who don't want to
tourEurope-in war times.